Illinois Central College

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,253
0.496% growth from 2020
2021 Average Net Price
$8,527
After Financial Aid
2019 Student Loan
3.4%
Default Rate
2021 Enrolled Students
14,770
29.6% Full-Time
2021 Graduation Rate
32.8%
760 Graduates

About

Illinois Central College is a higher education institution located in Tazewell County, IL. In 2021, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Illinois Central College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (512 degrees awarded), General Studies (120 degrees), and Registered Nursing (61 degrees).

In 2021, 1,297 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Illinois Central College. 56.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,028 degrees), 10.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Illinois Central College is $4,253, which is $−3,715 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

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In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at Illinois Central College is $4,253, which is $−3,715 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,527.

In 2021, 47% of undergraduate students attending Illinois Central College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 8% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,253
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at Illinois Central College was $4,253. The cost of tuition at Illinois Central College is $−3,715 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

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Average Net Price

$8,527
2021 Value
11.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 Illinois Central College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,527. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of Illinois Central College grew by 11.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,200
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Illinois Central College was of $7,200 in 2021. The cost of room and board did not change between 2020 and 2021.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
8%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Illinois Central College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a growth of 42.4% with respect to 2020, when 33% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.4%
2019 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Illinois Central College was 3.4%, which represents 27 out of the 794 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Illinois Central College had a total enrollment of 14,770 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Illinois Central College is 4,374 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,396. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Illinois Central College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Illinois Central College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.2% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 5.36% Hispanic or Latino, 5.29% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Illinois Central College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.8%), followed by White Male (36.9%) and Black or African American Female (4.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Illinois Central College in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,770 students. The full-time enrollment at Illinois Central College is 4,374 and the part-time enrollment is 10,396. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Illinois Central College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2021 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Illinois Central College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Illinois Central College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    10,958 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,580 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    792 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Illinois Central College is 74.2% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 5.36% Hispanic or Latino, 5.29% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.1% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 30 students (0.203%) did not report their race.

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In 2021, 161 more women than men received degrees from Illinois Central College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Illinois Central College is white (1,028 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Illinois Central College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (512 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (120 degrees) and Registered Nursing (61 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Illinois Central College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (77 degrees awarded), Agriculture (47 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (632 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Illinois Central College are Registered nurses (1,345,244 people), Medical & health services managers (151,668 people), Pharmacists (133,472 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (132,821 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (119,250 people).

The most specialized majors at Illinois Central College in 2021 are Precision Production (77 degrees awarded), Agriculture (47 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (632 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (71 degrees), and Health (322 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Illinois Central College are Surgeons, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Nurse anesthetists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Illinois Central College are Precision Production (77 degrees awarded), Agriculture (47 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (632 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (71 degrees), and Health (322 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Illinois Central College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,478,229 people), Elementary & secondary schools (339,038 people), Outpatient care centers (226,119 people), Offices of physicians (200,975 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (182,472 people).

The most specialized majors at Illinois Central College are Precision Production (77 degrees awarded), Agriculture (47 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (632 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (71 degrees), and Health (322 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Illinois Central College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 512 degree-majors awarded
  2. 120 degree-majors awarded
  3. 61 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Illinois Central College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 512 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

568
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
729
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 568 degrees were awarded to men at Illinois Central College, which is 0.779 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (729).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 225 degrees were awarded to men at Illinois Central College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.784 times less than the 287 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 287 degrees were awarded to men at Illinois Central College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.28 times more than the 225 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2021, 21% of students graduating from Illinois Central College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (55.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Illinois Central College is Female and Asian (55.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.9%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.263% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    1,028 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    96 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Illinois Central College is white (1,028 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (96 degrees).

0.386% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Female
    562 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    466 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Illinois Central College is white female (562 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (466 degrees).

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Illinois Central College has an endowment valued at nearly $27.5M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 12.8M (46.6%) compared to the 1.65% average return (87.6k on 5.29M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2021, Illinois Central College had a total salary expenditure of 118M. Illinois Central College employs 206 Professors, 38 Assistant professors and 32 Instructors. Most academics at Illinois Central College are Female Professor (114), Male Professor (92), and Male Assistant professor (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Illinois Central College are: Service, with 126 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 114 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 72 employees.

Endowment

$27.5M
2021 Endowment
24.7%
growth from 2020

Illinois Central College has an endowment valued at about $27.5M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The endowment of Illinois Central College grew 24.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.2M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$33.5M
2021 Salaries
4.87%
decline from 2020

In 2021, Illinois Central College paid a median of $33.5M in salaries, which represents 28.5% of their overall expenditure ($118M) and a 4.87% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.4M (41.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.6M
Instructional Salaries
308
Number of Employees

In 2021, Illinois Central College paid a total of $22.6M to 308 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $10.2M (62.3%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
206 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
126 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at Illinois Central College were Professor with 206 employees, Assistant professor with 38 employees, and Instructor with 32 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Illinois Central College were Service with 126 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 114 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 72 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Illinois Central College was Female Professor with 114 employees, Male Professor with 92 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 28 employees.

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